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New litter enforcement launches next week

New litter enforcement launches next week

New enforcement officers will be on the streets of Northampton from next week to ensure the town stays clean and tidy.

In December, Northampton Borough Council announced that Kingdom Services Group Ltd had been awarded a new environmental enforcement contract.

Staff have been recruited and will be trained during the next week, then they will take up their duties across the town centre.

Cllr Mike Hallam,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:37 by Parish Administrator

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Veolia named as Northampton’s new environmental service contractor

Veolia named as Northampton’s new environmental service contractor

Northampton Borough Council has awarded its new environmental services contract to leading company Veolia.

Following a tough competitive process, the company's proposed service was felt most likely to deliver the exceptional service people in Northampton deserve.

This includes bringing street cleansing standards up to scratch and roll-out of new recycling bins within four months of the new contract's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:41 by Parish Administrator

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Independent Chair sought for key Borough Council Committee

Independent Chair sought for key Borough Council Committee

Northampton Borough Council is seeking an independent chair for one of its foremost Committees.

The Audit Committee oversees all processes for risk, control and governance. The purpose of the Audit Committee is to provide independent assurance and to support strong financial management and good governance.

Appointment of the independent chair will be on a fixed term basis until the Council's annual meeting... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:41 by Parish Administrator

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Award to help recognise local community stars

Award to help recognise local community stars

Local people and businesses are being asked to help the Borough Council say 'thank you' to our local community stars, as part of the Inspirational Woman Award celebrations.

With the nomination period for the 2018 Inspirational Woman Award opening on Monday, 8 January, people are being asked to 'put their thinking caps on' and consider who they would like to be recognised for their work in our local... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:01 by Parish Administrator

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Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme - Suggestions for Review

Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme - Suggestions for Review

Northampton Borough Council is inviting residents to put forward their ideas for the Overview & Scrutiny Committee to investigate over the next 12 months.

The Committee, which is made up of members of all political groups at the Council, can look into any issue affecting residents of the Borough with the aim of improving the town as a place to work, live and visit. Up to four of the most popular... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:00 by Parish Administrator

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Highlighting issues that matter to you

Highlighting issues that matter to you

Northampton Borough Council is inviting residents to put forward their ideas for the Overview & Scrutiny Committee to investigate over the next 12 months.

The Committee, which is made up of members of all political groups at the Council, can look into any issue affecting residents of the Borough with the aim of improving the town as a place to work, live and visit. Up to four of the most popular... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:27 by Parish Administrator

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Town centre safety this Christmas

Northampton Borough Council is reminding festive party-goers of the importance of personal safety this Christmas. In particular, the council is keen to raise awareness of how to identify licensed taxis and private hire cars.

All licensed taxis and private hire vehicles in Northampton must display a license plate at the rear of their vehicle as well as their driver registration details inside the car.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 09:28 by Parish Administrator

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Proposal to increase parking charges in Northampton

Proposal to increase parking charges in Northampton

Northampton Borough Council is proposing to increase parking charges as part of its work to present a balanced budget for the coming financial year.

The changes would see an increase of £1 to park all day in all Council car parks and the introduction of a £2 charge to park all day at weekends in multi-storey car parks.

It is estimated that this would generate an additional £800,000... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:08 by Parish Administrator

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Further council restructure could add to savings

Further council restructure could add to savings

Staff costs at Northampton Borough Council are being reduced again this year as part of the authority's medium term financial strategy.

The Council needs to make a total of £11.2 million savings in the next five years, due to shrinking Government grants, and has already made significant cuts to its back office.

And with further cuts expected in the Government settlement, more savings are being... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:08 by Parish Administrator

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Council announces draft budget for 2018/19

Council announces draft budget for 2018/19

Northampton Borough Council's draft budget has now been published and will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, 20 December.

This year's budget is set against a backdrop of a new environmental services contract and the need for a robust medium-term financial plan.

Last winter, the council consulted the public over the importance of environmental services, including bin collections and recycling,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:07 by Parish Administrator

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